Banana Raita/Pazham Pachadi is simple, frugal dish from a Tamil Brahmin kitchen and my favourite way to use overripe bananas. A perfect match to spicy rice dishes or an accompaniment to rotis and curries too.
Pineapple Gojju is a delicious sweet, sour, spicy curry from Karnataka, made using pineapples, best had with steamed rice. Get the authentic recipe from Karnataka here!
My favourite pairing with Pongal is not coconut chutney or sambar but gothsu. What is this dish with a mildly tongue twister of a name, you might wonder! Hardly a favourite in my childhood, this is one of my newer loves. The aroma of brinjal roasting on the stove top is one of the strongest smells i
Read about fenugreek seeds and its benefits and get the authentic recipe for a mouthwateringly good Venthaya Kuzhambu, that goes very well with steamed rice.
Padhinettam Perukku_, also called Aadi Perukku, is celebrated on the 18th day of the Tamil month, Aadi (mid-July to mid-August roughly), indicating the start of monsoons. Padhinettu means 18 and Perukku means ‘rising’ and on this day, the rivers are swollen with water from the rains. I’ve heard stor
How to make the perfect dosa – tips and tricks and the recipe included, along with videos.
When I wrote my earlier post, A is for Avial, I had forgotten that I’d have another BIG favourite dish from our cuisine – it is Paruppu Usili. I cannot proclaim my love for this enough. And I don’t know of too many people who’ve grown up eating this, not listing it as one of their top favourites. I
Arachuvitta Sambar is the ultimate comfort food. The flavour of mum’s or granny’s cooking which you will never find in a restaurant. Get the authentic recipe here
A recipe for Puli Aval / Tamarind Poha, one of my favourite tiffin dishes that my great-grandmother would prepare for us. This is her recipe and I’m sure you’ll love it as much as I do.
A delicious healthy curry prepared with eggplants that can be served with any Indian bread. The freshly ground spices makes this curry irresistible!
I cannot be a self respecting food blogger and not post a pumpkin recipe for that time of the year when pumpkins are omnipresent on the internet. Actually, I didn’t even realise this when I made this stew for dinner. Indians don’t need a time of the year to use pumpkin. It is cooked round the year i
Foxtail Millet Idlis are made using the rava of foxtail millet. A delicious whole grain idli with a lot of nutrition, perfect for a filling healthy breal